January 4, 2018

West Bountiful, Utah

Life in West Bountiful, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in West Bountiful:

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West Bountiful Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in West Bountiful?

  • Convenience to freeway. (Tom, 6 years)
  • Neighbors. (Jason, 18 years)
  • Rural feel and close to city. (Mark, 25 years)
  • The rural feel/LDS community. (Trent, 35 years)

West Bountiful Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in West Bountiful?

  • Getting stuck by the train on Pages. (Tom, 6 years)
  • It was more rural when I moved here with lots of animals, I miss that. (Jason, 18 years)
  • Poorly managed police department (usually), very hard water in our drinking system, and a city clean-up system (spring/fall) that requires a pick-up truck to use. (Mark, 25 years)
  • No access to the Bountiful landfill. (Trent, 35 years)

West Bountiful Things To Do

What are fun things to do in West Bountiful?

  • City park, trails, Costco. (Tom, 6 years)
  • Trails, city events. (Jason, 18 years)
  • Biking; going to the park (I don’t golf or own horses) that’s all there is. (Mark, 25 years)
  • Horse riding and trails. (Trent, 35 years)

West Bountiful’s Reputation

What’s West Bountiful known for?

  • The sponge (golf course) and speeding tickets. (Tom, 6 years)
  • Refineries; city council squabbles; poor policing; mosquitoes; mosquitoes; and mosquitoes. (Mark, 25 years)
  • Rural feel, close to the big city/animals. (Trent, 35 years)

West Bountiful Crime

What’s the crime like in West Bountiful?

  • Not much. I’d guess other than traffic citations, most crime is over in the shopping area. (Tom, 6 years)
  • Low crime as far as I know. (Jason, 18 years)
  • I don’t know; but I never see or hear about any, so I assume there is none. (Mark, 25 years)
  • Moderate. (Trent, 35 years)

West Bountiful Advice

Any advice for people moving to West Bountiful?

  • Relax! (Tom, 6 years)
  • It’s a great place to live. (Jason, 18 years)
  • Make sure you have a good sump pump on your property, and don’t leave places for mosquitoes to breed. (Mark, 25 years)
  • Get used to the animal smells. (Trent, 35 years)

West Bountiful Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in West Bountiful (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Early morning bike ride all the way to West Kaysville and back on the railway trail. (Tom, 6 years)
  • 4th of July parades and the Safety fair. (Jason, 18 years)
  • The city fireworks are a family tradition. We sit in the same place each year, come early, and like to talk to all our neighbors and friends. The parade is always a great part of the day’s (or several days’) events. We love them. (Mark, 25 years)

West Bountiful’s Future

How do you think West Bountiful will change over the next 10 years?

  • The remaining farms will be developed. (Tom, 6 years)
  • More houses (unfortunately). Other than that, the city seems to improve the parks, roads, etc. (Jason, 18 years)
  • More houses; more people; more traffic. No rural feel; no horses; no pastures. (Mark, 25 years)
  • More populated. (Trent, 35 years)

West Bountiful Facts

Any other interesting facts about West Bountiful?

  • Small town feel in the middle of it all. (Tom, 6 years)
  • Smallest city in Davis County, still close to SLC. (Jason, 18 years)
  • The city changes size depending on the size of the lake. (Mark, 25 years)